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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Friday, 11 October 2019

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Friday, 11 October 2019
11 Oct 22:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Oct 11 22:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.2.
Date & time: Friday, 11 October 2019 22:43 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.58°N / 20.89°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Kerí (pop: 500)
12 km (8 mi) SE of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
16 km (10 mi) SE of Lithakiá (pop: 1,300)
105 km (65 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
124 km (77 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
252 km (157 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 11 Oct 22:43 UTCM 4.2 / 10 kmIonian Sea (Greece)GFZ
Fri, 11 Oct 22:43 UTCM 4.5 / 2 kmIonian Sea (Greece)EMSC
Fri, 11 Oct 22:43 UTCM 4.4 / 20 km(Greece)NOA
2019-10-12 00:43:19 +02:00 (11 Oct 22:43:19 UTC)M 4.5 / 8.2 km6km SE of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS
Fri, 11 Oct 22:43 UTCM 4.4 / 16 kmJonsko More (Greece)SSS

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Laganas / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
10.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vasilikos (18.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and then woke up because i felt a shaking. (reported through our app)
Tsilivi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Excited to have experienced one!
Kalamaki Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vasilikos (18.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Kyllini Beach (40 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vasilikos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zakythos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Agios Sostis / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : There was a brooming noise, beds were shaking and cups an pans also. After one hour 2 aftershocks, 1 heavy, 1 light
29100 Vassilikos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Argassi Dianna palace hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt the room shaking cupboards rattling. two after shocks loud rumble in Argassi
Kalamaki / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Laganas, Zykanthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsivili / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsilivi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed and table shook and woke us up
Tsivili Zakynthos Greece / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zakinthos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woken in hotel room whilst on holiday... Wardrobe shaking, bed shaking.
Zante Maris hotel Tsilvi / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed was shaking and there was a roaring noise
Porto Koukla, Zakynthos (14.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First shake made furniture move/shake; little things fell off cupboard, noise like a train or big truck coming through. Dogs outside started barking. Two smaller and shorter after- quakes. Last one 3 min ago. People in Hotel woke up. Now I hear person next door snoring pretty hard.
Zante, white olive elite hotel (17 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : And it happened again - slight rattle, bed shaked, wife again woke up for a second.
Laganas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaken and woken up.
Pigadakia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsilivi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Laganas. Greek / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It's the third time in the last hour, that I felt the shaking. The first one was surely the strongest. I'm scared.
Zakynthos White Olive Elite hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was reading a book and suddenly bed started to rustle. My wife woke up for a second. The whole experience lasted for about 10 seconds.
Laganas, Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken up by it, curtains swaying and could hear suitcase moving within wardrobe
Porto Koukla, Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was already awake because my son who was asleep next to me started to move. When it started to shake my husband woke up who is a light sleeper an called me worried. This is my second earthquake so I knew immediarely what it was and told him. It felt like a bog train passing through the building The suitcase up the wardrope was moving pretty much nur it did not Come down. It was just cracking. My son fell asleep right before it started and did not seem to notice. My first 15 years ago in German
Argassi, Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud noise, feels like a train passing by my window. Wake up out a deep sleep. Scarry to feel.
Mpohali / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Litakia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Badkamertegels van de muur braken af, bed schudde hevig! Was wel nog een lichte naschok te voelen.
Argassie Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Leek alsof er een denderende vrachtwagen door onze hotelkamer reed. Wist meteen wat er gebeurde. Had dit al eens eerder meegemaakt. Schrok wel uiteraard wakker. Tevens kleine naschok gehad.
Kalamaki / Light shaking (MMI IV) : shaking 10 secs, pause, lighter shaking after about 2 mins
Tsilivi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Laganos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Alles bewoog, de deuren klapperde, tafel ging alle kanten op.
Lithakia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
18 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kylini beach / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Spooky 3 times building Swing, 3rd floor
Kipseli / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First earthquake, was ok shaking. Woke vers fast up and the heart is still running
Alykes / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up, rattling of window shades, felt like a train passing by in front of the house.
65.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Vasilikos (19 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Arkadi Lesante Blu hotel / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I woke up from it
Argassi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like a big train passing really close by, about 5 seconds. Felt scary!
Xirokastello / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up with very loud noice and shaking
Laganas Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Argassi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : about 10 sec everything was shaking so hard
Zante hotel near airport / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken up
Laganas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Myself and partner were awoken from a deep sleep by light shaking, however both children slept through it..
Argassi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I FELT IT
Vasilikos Hotel The Bay (18.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Spiegel an der Wand vibriert
Laganos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Zat rechtop in bed en "sprong" er uit. Goed hoorbaar en zeker goed voelbaar. Nog nooit meegemaakt. Slaap nu de rest van de nacht echt niet meer. Kleren aan en schoenen naast bed.
41.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tsilivi, 10 secs, bed and room shook, felt and loo / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Argassi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : ErG geschrokken, mijn bed trilde heel erg.
30.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kalamaki / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Alykes / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kyllini Beach / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zante laganas / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke to shaking and everything moving
Kalamaki Greece / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We were sleeping the shacking of the room woke us up
Vasilikos (18.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
19 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Building shaked, awaken by it. Dogs barking. Lasted for about 4 seconds.
Laganos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsilivi (26.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Laganas (21.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken up by from a deep sleep to what felt like someone standing at the bottom of my bed and shaking it to get me up.
zakynthos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Zakynthos (18.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sounded like a loud train passing followed by shaking lasting around 10 seconds. Woke my partner. SCARY!
Argasi , Diana Palace Hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were awakened from sleep. Short duration. For the first quake, which we experience, a strange feeling.
Zakynthos town (22.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed was shaking
Zante Sun Resort Aghios Sostis / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Trilling like a train is coming.
Vassilikos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kalamaki / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to bed shaking and mirror rattling etc
Zakynthos, planos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Aus dem Schlaf geweckt durch das wackeln, Möbel haben geräusche von sich gegeben, ca 4-5 Sekunden
Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
laganos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Laganas, Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : About 5 seconds, Car and store alarms went on.
Laganes Griekenland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tsilivi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up ,scared me
17.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
14.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Agois sostis (13.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vanata, Zakynthos, Greece / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kalamaki (16.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zante maris hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kileomenos (21 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like a dog jumping onto my bed
Zakinthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shaking, things felt on the floor
27.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
zante / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Wasn’t too bad. Just only a 10 second shake. A few people woke around me.
(Greece, 21 km N of epicenter) : Δόνηση με διάρκεια, ομαλή ταλάντωση, λογικά πανω από 10 κ κάτω από 20 χιλιόμετρα, αρκετη να ξυπνήσεις. (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 21 km N of epicenter) : Les murs de tout l’appartement tremblaient. (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 21 km N of epicenter) : Really bad shaking, the bed and walls and ceiling shook (reported through EMSC)
Agios Sostis (Greece, 13 km NW of epicenter) : Brief rumbling with everything rattling. Bit of a surprise at around 02:40. No further tremors as yet (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 21 km N of epicenter) : Felt funny (reported through EMSC)
Epitalio (Greece, 59 km E of epicenter) : ? (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 55 km E of epicenter) : Δυνατος Πύργο (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 54 km E of epicenter) : Μικρής διαρκειας (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : We woke up and we were surprised with shaking with bed in the night. We are at third floor... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : In Tragaki, woken by room shaking and noise of TV shaking in our hotel room. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 20 km NE of epicenter) : Very noisy (reported through EMSC)
Kalamaki (Greece, 19 km N of epicenter) : 2 secondes (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km N of epicenter) : It felt like a train running under the building. On holiday in laganus. Woke us all up and obviously now worried about what might happen next. (reported through EMSC)
Agios Sostis (Greece, 15 km N of epicenter) : Loud noise like a train and shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Bahçelievler (Turkey, 788 km NE of epicenter) : Başım döndü sanki (reported through EMSC)
Efeler (Turkey, 620 km E of epicenter) : Not felt (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 139 km NW of epicenter) : Small waveing motion, (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 129 km SE of epicenter) : Very little movement... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 128 km SE of epicenter) : Light shake for long (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 55 km E of epicenter) : Ήρεμος αλλά με διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 54 km E of epicenter) : Short (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 37 km NE of epicenter) : Αρχίσαμε πάλι... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 28 km NW of epicenter) : It was long. It felt like a bigger one further away (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 27 km N of epicenter) : it was strong shake for 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 26 km N of epicenter) : Είχε μια εκνευριστική διάρκεια........ (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 25 km N of epicenter) : Το βουητο στην πολη της Ζακυνθου ηταν τρομακτικοτερο απο το κουνημα.... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : Έντονη βοή, μικρή διάρκεια... Αρκετά δυνατός. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : Long and strong (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : The earthquake woke us up in the middle of the night, still hearing loud thud outside. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : Just felt a fourth one (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : Freaked me out Everything shook like crazy in Zakynthos (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : We are on the third floor and it was a very hard shaking that got stronger over 20 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km N of epicenter) : About 5 second long (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 23 km N of epicenter) : Ok (reported through EMSC)
Zákynthos (Greece, 23 km N of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός ...5αρι (reported through EMSC)
Kalamaki (Greece, 19 km N of epicenter) : Was woken up by the room shaking /trembling. No damage as far as we can see however we are close the the sea, should we worry about a further larger quake/tsunami ??? . (reported through EMSC)
Pantokratoras (Greece, 17 km N of epicenter) : Αρκετά ισχυρός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 15 km N of epicenter) : On a ressentie les sécousent (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Friday, 11 October 2019
 

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